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Studies

Goff et al. (2016): study ZZ 1989

Publication

Author(s):
Goff, L.; Helliwell, J.F.; Mayraz, G.
Title:
The Welfare Costs of WellBeing Inequality.
Source:
NBER Working Paper, 2016, No. 21900, 1 - 30

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 160 nations, 2008-2014
Survey name:
INT-WVS: combined waves
Sample:
Probability cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 1430000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Range 3,94-8,50.

Data in table 1.
Page in publication:
6
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.58
SD:
2.19

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Inequality in life satisfaction Inequality in happiness in nation
Inequality of apparent livability in nation